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1. Deviating from the normal or common order, form, or rule.
2. Equivocal, as in classification or nature.

[From Late Latin anōmalos, from Greek, uneven : probably from an-, not; see a-1 + homalos, even (from homos, same; see sem- in Indo-European roots).]

a·nom′a·lous·ly adv.
a·nom′a·lous·ness n.
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Adv.1.anomalously - in an anomalous manner; "this man behaves anomalously"
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References in classic literature ?
If he did not have a common soul in him, he had a subtle something that somehow anomalously did its duty.
Now, Bildad, like Peleg, and indeed many other Nantucketers, was a Quaker, the island having been originally settled by that sect; and to this day its inhabitants in general retain in an uncommon measure the peculiarities of the Quaker, only variously and anomalously modified by things altogether alien and heterogeneous.
Astronomers have not yet discovered a rocky moon beyond our solar system and it's on the basis of circumstantial evidence that the researchers in Bern conclude that the exo-Io exists: Sodium gas was detected at the WASP 49-b at an anomalously high-altitude.
Looking at the definition of a recession--two consecutive quarters of negative growth--there is no mention of whether the contraction came after an anomalously robust period.
The agency added that 'anomalously cool waters prevailed in the eastern Pacific and anomalously warm waters continued in the Central Pacific.'
Shallow alluvial aquifers having anomalously old apparent 36Cl model ages, indicate mixing of old Nubian aquifer water with modern recharge in alluvial aquifers.
Mosaic's approach to value creation is now simpler, and its 2019 performance is "probably anomalously low, which we think creates a positive trading opportunity," says the analyst.
Several RRWP cases as well as theoretical considerations show that anomalously large values of R reliably identify RRWP periods.
Sea surface temperatures averaged across the tropical Atlantic are slightly below normal, and the far North Atlantic is anomalously cool.
Castro said Villafuerte had the situation reversed, saying that right after the discovery last year of some P55 billion in anomalously hidden pork barrel funds, Villafuerte's name surfaced as among the recipients.
"They're anomalously cold and anomalously productive." The extra nutrients can fuel enough phytoplankton growth to make these eddies visible from space.